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'Too Much Transparency Defeats The Very Purpose Of Democracy'
A big-data national security contractor argues that transparency should be a one-way street. Guess which way! Read more...
Obama Administration Helped Kill Transparency Push On Military Aid
Last year a bipartisan effort to force more transparency about military aid failed after objections from the Pentagon. Will the same thing happen this year? Read more...
Snowden's Father Gets Russian Visa To Visit Son
Lou Snowden, father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, said Sunday that he has secured documents to visit his son in Russia, where he has been granted asylum. Read more...
America is now dotted with “temp towns” – places where it’s difficult to find blue-collar work except through a temp agency and where workers often suffer lost wages, no benefits and high injury rates. Read more...
New data from the US Census shows that it's becoming ever more likely that your parents may need to move into your place. Read more...

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John Sununu, racist and social media idiot, will be participating on a panel about trends in technology Read more...
“The Occupy Wall Street movement may have faded from the headlines in the aftermath of the eviction of Zuccotti Park more than a year ago, but the issues that originally sparked it and the activism it inspired remain very much Read more...
By Lois Beckett, ProPublica In Minnesota, Democratic volunteers scour their local newspapers each morning for letters to the editor with a political slant. They pay attention to the names of callers on radio shows. They drive through their Read more...
Separate federal panels struck down two Texas voting provisions. A look at examples of discrimination they found. Read more...
Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews discussed some newly released data that reveals the effects of new Republican Voter ID legislation on the numbers of newly registered voters, and compares the numbers to those of previous election periods. The results are startling. Read more...